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Global Shortcut Keys, Visual C++ 2.0 Default Shortcut Option

Use the following shortcut key combinations in various places within the integrated development environment (IDE).

Command name Shortcut keys Description
Edit.Copy CTRL + C
CTRL + INSERT
Copies the currently selected item to the system clipboard.
Edit.Cut CTRL + X
SHIFT + DELETE
CTRL + ALT + W
Removes the currently selected item to the system clipboard.
Edit.GotoNextLocation F4 Moves the cursor to the next item, such as a task in the Task List window or a search match in the Find Results window. Each time you press F12, you move to the next item in the list.
Edit.GotoPreviousLocation SHIFT + F4 Moves the cursor to the previous item in the Task List window or Find Results window.
Edit.GoToReference SHIFT + F11
SHIFT + ALT + F11
Displays the reference of the selection in the code.
Edit.Paste CTRL + V
SHIFT + INSERT
Inserts the Clipboard contents at the insertion point.
Edit.Redo CTRL + A
CTRL + SHIFT + Z
SHIFT + ALT + BACKSPACE
Restores the previously undone action.
Edit.SelectionCancel ESC Closes a menu or dialog box, cancels an operation in progress, or places focus in the current document window.
Edit.Undo CTRL + Z
ALT + BACKSPACE
Reverses the last editing action.
File.Print CTRL + P
CTRL + SHIFT + F12
CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + F2
Displays the Print dialog box where you can choose printer settings.
File.SaveAll CTRL + SHIFT + S Saves all documents in the current solution and any files in the external files project.
File.SaveSelectedItems CTRL + S
SHIFT + F12
Saves the selected items in the current project.
View.PopBrowseContext CTRL + NUM * Returns to the location preceding the last browse operation.

See Also

Visual C++ 2.0 Default Shortcut Keys | get.MyProfile, Visual Studio Home Page | Keyboard, Environment, Options Dialog Box | Shortcut Keys

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